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, houston, miami, this could be several billion dollar hits every day to our economy? >> yeah, and i tell you, when you look at it, it's really similar. there are some parallels to the fiscal cliff discussion. because the arguments are about are the royalty payments that the dock workers get for bringing merchandise on board and unloading the cargo and what the similarity is really that we're not-- they're not talking about more business, they're talking about how do we split up the same pie and same thing with the fiscal cliff, we're not talking growing the economy, how do you split up the economy getting the tax revenue and the same thing with the longshoreman strike. which is probably going to happen they say there's absolutely no negotiation on this, they absolutely want to see more money coming to them and the other side absolutely no way in the world so that's going to take us from maine all the way down to texas much bigger than the strike we had on the west coast ten years ago. >> now, the president usually sides with the unions, we all know that, but in this case, a strike that r
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minutes later they caused the number one tank to also fame. >> houston. we have a provnlt words that would forever linked to commander love vill. >> when the explosion occurred i thought why me. for a while i couldn't belief it was happening but then i said it is mend it is now. what's next? >> electricity light and water all lost. there was no heat. they were 200,000 miles from earth and going in the wrong direction. >> did you ever think i might die? >> we thought our chances were about 10 percent. >> did you really? >> when we realized after we saw the oxygen things could be really bad. >> as the world watched ground control in houston faced a formidable task. think of a way for the crew to test their spaceship and write up step by step procedures for the astronauts to follow just to get home. >> we went to sim tlierts to try to do what they do in damaged amroel 13 spacecraft to get them home. >> we are going to come up with good ideas for you. >> one is to shut down the command modules. they use the lunar model a craft used for settling two members of the crew to and from the moon. >>
was traded to the houston rockets in the summer. number four is "the hunger games." the franchise went viral and made jennifer once a superstar. number three is the most talked about story on this network. the election. it is also the number one thing talked about on twitter this year. number two is superstorm sandy. the storm that devastated much of the northeast captured headline after headline. it's part outline government response. at length one of the biggest gatherings of rock musicians ever in last night's fund-raising concert. the number one search story is the death of whitney houston. her shocking death in february had everybody talking. asking questions and remembering legendary singer. playing some of her unforgettable songs. on the top 10, deal with it and of course gangham style, and no, i'm not going to do that dance. coming back with more union news and views from obamacare. insurance companies are threatening major rate hikes. we will have all that matters. uh... whew. [ male announcer ] brk from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery.
as you have whole east coast, all the way around florida into houston? >> i think that is part of it, but unions have worked over the years with management on the contract, what is has been discussed and packages are between the union and management, they are a critical component; if we don't have ports that are operating and moving efficiently they will throw a wrench into the sim, and ha a huge impact. tom: how far into the country? you are talking about the ports issue we showed map down from boston down to houston. but, you were talking about the truckers and so on. look at that, this is a big chunk of the nation, how far inland do they go? will we see retailers shelves that are empty? >> not just localized to the ports, all companies throughout country, importers and exporters rely those ports to move their products in and out, if the strike or shut down goes on for more than a couple of days you will see an impact on retail shelves with products not available later this year, retailers in process of bringing in early spring merchandise in january from, easter shoes on patio fu
have been bad if potomac, maryand. i was in houston, texas, i've never seen more human beings buying stuff the at galleria. >> what at the apple and other store giving 50% off. all the other stores, no one is there. >> they're doing okay and the parts of the country that are doing okay and i think we forgets that they take this all at one thing and a lot of parts of the country are doing good. >> gary b, a response. >> well, for toby's information, i was actually in rockville, maryland. >> three miles. >> i went out a little bit. no, i think look, we're going to know in a few weeks what the retailers report. toby says they're doing great. i think they're doing horribly. >> they're doing okay. >> and the ones reporting sales are going to have very little profit. >> amazon, i think i'm going to go long, amazon had a record day onfriday. >> brenda: okay, we'll end on that note. so you want to know why there's no deal in d.c.? neil's gang says look no further than what santa is handing out in d.c. that's at the bottom of the hour, but up here first. just when you thought this number coul
. former president george h. w. bush is back in the hospital in the intensive care unit in houston. a spokesman for the former president saying that he was reunited on sunday after persistent fever and doctors are cautiously optimistic about the course of mistreatment. the president was previously in the hospital last month for bronchitis symptoms. but a spokesman said his cop has improved. former president george h. w. bush in intensive care in houston. we will update you with any other details that we get in the hour. meanwhile, i'm a totally different story, the fiscal cliff is still a big concern for most investors. as the president and congress try to come up with a last-ditch effort to fix the fiscal cliff for the year. the dow jones is down nearly 25 points today. having fallen more than 1.5% over the past week. with details, we have jerry leiby for zacks investment research. here is a big question. if nothing happens, will there be a big seller? >> well, if nothing happens, yes, 547%. but i don't think the question is easy. there's going to be a kick the can solution. the q
box. ♪ all onhinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ david: workers from boston to houston are threatening to walk off the job. the strike could disrupt billions of dollars in shipments and cripple supply. now the two sides have agreed to meeting after talks stalled earlier this month. that could cripple the economy. adam the one in los angeles about ten yearings ago cost a billions -- ten years ago cost a billion dollars a day. that's just one port. this is going to be newark, the gulf ports down in houston. adam: what seems to be a sticking point is a fee that the men and women who unload the containers get paid by the weight of the container. one thing not knowing too much of the details of where the hold-up is, the containers are getting larger and larger. what the ports are saying is it's too expensive. it hit a point where the the fees can't keep growing. they want to cap it. that seems to be where they are at loggerheads. you don't want to shut down commerce in the united states and that's what this will do. liz: it would stretch from maine to houston apparently. it would choke supp
actually started in texas this year. two in dallas and two in houston and one in san antonio. liz: i am talking east coast. i am a california girl. it is unbelievable how everyone there knows their favorite ones. i know everyone talks about how the bordeaux is the favorite. that is not mine. my favorite is the milk chocolate covered caramel. i would leave 50,000 of them if they were put in front of me. the unit hurdle is, of course, warren buffett's favorite. >> the product just felt like hot cakes in those locations. they will do very well with stores in. liz: job creation, is it in meaningful numbers? >> you know, in every shop, we will hire 20 people or so to run the shop. we will expand the deployment, obviously, during the holidays. it all adds up over time. this year, at christmas, we are employing over 7000 people in our business. we do our part. liz: yours, worn buffet, turns into within 1.6 billion into profits. he and charlie munger: yeah, they charged the floor,,but they sit there for four hours snapping off pieces of peanut brittle and shoving it in their mouth. >> it is ou
the equivalent of remember, apollo 13, houston, we've got a problem. washington we have a very big problem. not voting on plan b . it must have gone behind the 20 votes that were expected to be lobbed off from speaker boehner's cotroying get that. it makes you wonder how many were part of this avalanche that told the speaker, no way in heck we're going for this. have is the stance we're looking at. it will not be resolved tomorrow. this week. or next week. because remember, you have christmas next week. chances are, knowing these guys as i did do, they will not be keen to work christmas eve, and christmas day, that takes us to next wednesday, only a little more than a week ahead of the government possibly hitting a cliff. are you surprised? not at all. a great tragic comedy, neil, they will keep you in a job for the rest of your life reporting on that. neil: i am not too shocked. i thought this dismissive you, that house leadership had of their rumbling ranks they would swallow this, i didn't see it, a lot of these tea party congressmen, 80 some odd that help propel john boehner to speaker
later oxygen tank number two blew up causing the number one tank to fail. >> houston we have a problem. forever linked to commander jim lovell. >> when the explosion occurred why not apollo 12414? i could not believe what was happening. then i said it is me. it is now. what i n
thousands of dock workers from boston to houston threatening a huge strike as soon as this weekend. why are calling for president obama to step in. it is top of the hour. it is time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes. we head to nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. we're starting to see the market fall down a little, right? >> we're down 36 points. the dow held the 1,000 mark pretty well here. we've had our run-up, right? for the month of december the dow still remains in positive territory though it has given back a little bit. there are concerns that are lingering pertaining to the fiscal cliff. that certainly is not going away. that remains a wildcard, uncertainty here on wall street definitely for investors but also just for americans around the country who obviously continue to look to washington to make some clear decisions. s&p 500 down about half a percent. many of the retailers are among the biggest laggards on the s&p 500. today it is sort of a christmas holiday hangover of. to a certain extent, jcpenney is picking the trend. that is up about 2%. ma
doctors, appreciate it. >> thank you. lou: now time for your comments, bob in houston saying, i hope that barack obama gets all of the taxes he wants, i will be the first to say i told you so when consequences happen, people learhe
in this whole operation moved to texas. if you want to visit califnia anymore go to dallas, houston, fort worth because that is where people are going. people learn to livesmall, and this is what people understand. my taxes go u maybe al nly give up petty an many every other week. maybe i will get my hair cut every twwes but every three. this is what goes on. and if youraise my taxes i'm going to c cut back somewhere. who gets hurt is the little guy on the totem pole. gerri: rahway ago. thank you for coming on tonight. thank you. all right. yet another big corporations rushing to avoid a huge tax bill on t fiscal cliff. oracle said it uld pay tree of next year's dividends this year. taxes on dvidends are s to go from 15% to as much as 43% next year unless congress changes the law. the big winner tonight oracle ceo as the company's largest shareholder you will get nearly $200 million i today's deal and will avid about 60 million in taxes. he did not vote for today's exhilarated payout. he sure does profit from it. a lot more still to come, including a small business owner who says she feels help
. but a spokesman said his cop has improved. former president george h. w. bush in intensive care in houston. we will update you with any other details that we get in the hour. meanwhile, i'm a totally different story, the fisca cliff is still a big concern for most investors. as the president and congress try to come up with a last-ditch effort to fix the fiscal cliff for the year. the dow jones is own nearly 25 points today. having fallen more than 1.5% over the past week. with details, we have jerry leiby for zacks investment research. here is a big question. if nothing happens, will there be a big seller? >> well, if nothing happens, yes, 547%. but i don't think the question is easy. there's going to be a kick the can solution. the question really is what are the details? who gets hurt the most, and what exactly is going to come out of consumers pockets with we estimate 1500 at minimum will be the reduced income for the average consumer in 2013. but what else? gerri: okay, hang on. what is that though the traders want to see? you talk about consumers and how they will be teaed. but how will
, houston, san antonio and nebraska, omaha, louisville, peabody, maryland, interesting. she had run some numbers on that. it'll be interesting to see what those numbers too. thank you for coming on, great to have both of you here. now we want to know what you think. do you feel the housing market is recovering where you live? vote on the right-hand side of the screen and we will share the results at the end of the show. stay with us. gerri: breaking news in the fiscal cliff tonight, fox news reporting there'll be a meeting of congressional leaders with the president tomorrow. we don't have a time confirmed, but in being with congressional leaders on hand will be the president, mitch mcconnell, the minority leader in the senate and of course harry reid, the majority leader. earlier reports of this story had it john boehner would be on hand, but john boehner is not even in washington, d.c., and a spokesperson told us they haven't been invited. so figure that out. who will follow as it continues to break but right now a meettng with congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff with the preside
to herc? >> we're looking at hercules offshore. this is houston, texas, based company in the oil and gas realm. they had positive comments for deutsche bank today. look how the stock closed. up over 5%. they were raised to a buy from a hold. $8 price target up from $4 price target. that is good news there. deutsche bank is saying that they see improved demand. they talk about commodity pricing being favorable for hercules. the one thing i should note that the company's market cap is slightly below one billion. always good to make a note when not a huge company. this is one of the smaller companies in the realm. talk about the fact they're most gas levered names in the gulf of mexico. deutsche bank liking hercules. liz: they have done a great job under very trying circumstance even though they mostly drill natural gas. they were swept up in the bp disaster so. david: i love the stock symbol. hero. always remember the hero. hercules the hero. liz: thanks, nicole. we're weeks away from possible tax hikes for everybody. there is still no debt deal. people are still at least talking. communic
? >> yeah. >> really? >> one in houston right now. melissa: he watches it all the time, believe him. i thought the $400 worth of coffee was silly, but it sold out. i have a bridge i want to sell you. >> not economically smart. melissa: no. moving on something not pricey, but delicious looking. check this out. it is a bacon cheeseburger perched on a bloody mary. the crew is looking closely. delicious. this garnish has its own garnish of shrimp and sausage. it comes with a beer chaser, and that's only nine bucks. i'm surprised. the owner of the bar in winsconsin says business has gone up, i
energy out of houston of the israel is cutting cypress and greece in on the deal. there was some confusion or some conflict as to who's exclusive economic zone these gas fields were in. israel got ahead of the conflict and cut greece and cypress into the deal so that they would be partnering with israel to exploit these fields rather than competing with israel. sandra: rapidly developing story. to put it in nato secretary-general rasmussen's words, i think now it is only a matter of time. so we'll continue to follow that story. thanks so much for joining us tonight, chris harmer. >> thank you, pressure sandra. pleasure to be here. sandra: handouts to the wind industry have gone so well so why not give them tens of millions more? notice sarcasm out there. they want to build a wind farm completely out ad sea. are think out to lunch? >>> how rising temperatures are threatening to burr i the multibillion-dollar industry. that's coming up. do you ever have too much money? ♪ . copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advai i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is
essentially from portland, maine, down to houston. what does that mean to the u.s. economy? seems we're talking about far more ports than we were in 2002? >> correct, it could be a fairly significant hit on the u.s. economy. everybody who relies on ports, importers, exporters, manufacturers,armers, agricultural exporters, trucking companies, all these industries rely on ports to move the nation's commerce. if the ports shut down, that means nothing moves in or out and essentially that will impact the economy. adam: so the deadline is this weekend. they would go on strike this weekend. last i saw weren't they going to meet with a mediator? is there a way to avert this? will it take action by congress to intervene? >> at this point the two sides are expected to meet the federal mediator at some point between december 29th. we don't know when and where the meeting will take place. at this point we need the president to step in to assure both sides stay at table to continue to negotiate without engaging in supply chain disruptions. adam: can the president take legal action ordering them
to houston threatening to strike you in the wallet. eric: read the headlines and they say that president is giving up his vacation takes toe a fiscal cliff deal, but is there any room for negotiation? let's talk about it a little bit. >> the president is heading back to washington to attempt a last-ditch effort with speaker boehner to forge some compromise to avert a fiscal cliff which will kick in in six days if nothing isone done. those are the headlines are we talking about is cutting his vacation short in tha and that l well and good. is there anything that can be done because they really seem to be at an impasse before christmms, the republicans in the houseors, imploded and a ve, very tight spot and i suspect if there is to be a deal it'll be a pretty on powering one for all involved. eric: john boehner, putting it up on the screen. $800 billion in tax revenue on the table, allegedly the table, allegedly said you get nothing for free. >> there were a couple of eye-opening quotes. went through the timeline of how went through the timeline of how boehner and the president and that w
of international flights, chief pilots for international ups, i want you to meet capt. houston mills and he is one of the pilots who fly your packages, twenty million today, three million to this facility, the busy day. >> it is a great day. we execute like none other in the world and we're excited to get those out for all the customers around world. >> you have been flying for 18 years, marine fighter pilot, you fly all over the world. people don't think of ups this way. you think of ups as guys in a brown trucks but your trek has legs. >> 2,000 vehicles overall, 230 aircraft over 500 aircraft in the facilities, we connect all over the world whether by ocean or train or package car or flight, a total long-distance provider. >> that is what people don't realize. this is a corporation with $53 billion in revenue, can shift five million packages. >> we go to operation all the time. as you mentioned twenty-eight million packages, tomorrow night or friday morning, six million packages. we are 24/7. >> merry christmas and happy flying. back to you, tracy. chocolate written on it, my producer grabbed it
us now from houston. thanks for joining us. what are two or three of the most important things you can tell business people watching for what they have to do to just? >> thanks, dennis. issue number one, the most important thing is to be aware of the new regulations that are coming out. there will be hundreds of pages of regulations between now and the end of the first quarter and they're going to need to know those rules because those rules fill in gaps the obamacare legislation left out. those rules of telling you how to calculate full time employees, how to provide notice to those employees of the new benefit provisions if you in fact change the terms of your plan. another big thing to keep in mind is how to absorb the new cost. there will be cost across the board. obviously there will be premium advances because cost of doing business in the insurance industry will go up. there's also going to be administrative fees that will be tacked on to the insurance companies for participating in the health-care health insurance exchange on the state level. free.5% administrative fee for
materials. they had a little bit of a problem. there was a flight from houston to newark airport, they had to land in new orleans. there appears to be a mechanical issue, not saying what it is yet, but the faa is now requiring them to check out every single dreamliner they have put on the market. this plane that they had to land was only 13 days old. stuart: you know, i want to fly in one of them. they are in service. sandra: united has them. stuart: what are you laughing? charles: i was on a plane this week that had the ashtray in the bathroom, that's an old plane. sandra: that's american airlines. charles: that's an old plan. when you have the ashtray in the bathroom, that's an old plane. get nervous. stuart: the great mark steyn was in our studio today. you know he made the highlight reel which is next. right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ mae announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of whatt
brewing. boston to houston threatening to go on strike by early as this weekend. the strike could cost billions of dollars. a ten day port lockout in 2002 cost $1 billion a day and caused a major backlog and shipment. those same officials have called on the president to use emergency powers to avoid a coast guard port shutdown. talks broke down last week. federal ridi haters are hopeful to avoid a total shutdown. it was a customers tree this christmas with retailers slashing prices and hope of mary profit. did those deals bring in the dollar? adam shapiro is joining that story. >> it did not bring in the dollars the same way it has in years past. here are the numbers according to its polls. this is not indicative of those holders. from the period of october 28 through december 24, sales only grew by seven tenths of a percent. sales grew by 2%. as we take a look at some of our favorite video, people actually shopping, the retail federation is sticking to its prediction. we will see year over year growth for the holiday season. they are predicting we will have a $586 billion season. what
a different subject. something that could affect our economy short-term. port workers from boston to houston, threatening to strike and walk off the job come sunday. that could disrupt 2 million tons of imports every single day, and billions of dollars of economic activity every day, every week that this walkout continues. it's a threat at the moment, but it could become reality come sunday. if it happened, do you think we go into recession? is it the final straw at that kicks us into recession? >> well, given the fact that so many goods have come in in the end of the third and the beginning of the fourth quarter for the holiday season, i think if it's a short-term thing, we don't go into recession. now what i say about this, stuart, i say if that happens, fire them all. working and having a job is a privilege not a right. we have become the entitled state of america and i will tell you what i've never been in a job if i decided to go on strike they wouldn't have said, carol, guess what, that's the door don't let it hit you on the butt as you go out. if they want to strike, 20 million people
, new york, new jersey, philadelphia, to houston texas. all of those ports would have been basically frozen, as far as the container shipping would have gone. that mess would have been layoffs and loss of income. of course, all of those consumer products in those containers such as electronics, auto parts, airline parts, frozen foods, clothing, manufacturing goods, all of that would have been frozen. prices going up for the remainder. this would have been a one, two, knockout punch. many experts. this would have absolutely triggered a recession. this container cliff, by all accounts, has been adverted by basically the last minute. that is great news for the ports, as well as, the u.s. commerce, jobs in the u.s. president did not get faced with the choice of invoking the tax which would have declared the strike illegal. he would have completely alienated all of that labor supporting he just had in the campaign. everything looking good so far. we will get more details and report back on this later here in the day. dagen: thank you so much. port strike averted. he will be bringing in mo
of northeast all the way down to the gulf of mexico and houston texans. billions and billions of dollars worth of goods. >> it is not just the local area. it is the entire region and the state and going nationally, as well. if we had gone over the fiscal cliff, the strike would also happened over the weekend and it would be a one, two economic punch. david: it took six months for the recovery after the last one. let's talk about hp. they are taking quite a bit of a hit in the market today. the pc and printer company has other headaches to deal with. giovanni josie has the stories. shibani: this is just a matter of time. the company revealing in a legal filing late yesterday that the department of justice has launched a firm and formal investigation into the $11 billion acquisition of software maker autonomy. the buyout led to a loss of questions with counting and write off from hp. hp accusing the company of cooking the books that led to inflated purchasing. even still the company's founder and ceo remains that he did nothing wrong. "we will cooperate with any investigation. look forward to th
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